Associations to the word «Snarl»

Pictures for the word «Snarl»

Wiktionary

SNARL, noun. A knot or complication of hair, thread, or the like, difficult to disentangle; entanglement; hence, intricate complication; embarrassing difficulty.
SNARL, noun. The act of snarling; a growl; a surly or peevish expression; an angry contention.
SNARL, noun. A growl, as of an angry or surly dog, or similar; grumbling sounds
SNARL, verb. To form raised work upon the outer surface of (thin metal ware) by the repercussion of a snarling iron upon the inner surface.
SNARL, verb. To entangle; to complicate; to involve in knots.
SNARL, verb. To embarrass; to ensnare.
SNARL, verb. To growl, as an angry or surly dog; to gnarl; to utter grumbling sounds.
SNARL, verb. To speak crossly; to talk in rude, surly terms.
SNARL UP, verb. (transitive) to entangle
SNARL UP, verb. (intransitive) To become tangled; to become entangled
SNARL UP, verb. (transitive) To block (traffic); to cause (traffic) to be congested.
SNARL UP, verb. (intransitive) (of traffic) to become congested.
SNARL UP, verb. (transitive) To pit into disarray; contort; confuse; muddle up

Dictionary definition

SNARL, noun. A vicious angry growl.
SNARL, noun. An angry vicious expression.
SNARL, noun. Something jumbled or confused; "a tangle of government regulations".
SNARL, verb. Utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us".
SNARL, verb. Make a snarling noise or move with a snarling noise; "Bullets snarled past us".
SNARL, verb. Twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; "The child entangled the cord".
SNARL, verb. Make more complicated or confused through entanglements.

Wise words

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